‘We Books’ - author tour to celebrate World Book Day comes to Thurles

‘We Books’ is the biggest tour of its kind ever to take place in Ireland - over the course of five days an intrepid team of twelve authors will strike-out across the country to share their love of books and enthuse school audiences with a passion for reading.

‘We Books’ is the biggest tour of its kind ever to take place in Ireland - over the course of five days an intrepid team of twelve authors will strike-out across the country to share their love of books and enthuse school audiences with a passion for reading.

Produced by Tom Donegan and funded by the Arts Council the tour will visit five regional venues, each hosting a unique line-up of best-selling and award-winning Irish writers, comic artists and illustrators.

These events will see participating authors celebrate their favourite books and explore how their own work which has been influenced by these titles.

There will also be the chance to take a closer look at what it takes to be a writer, the future of books and what it means to be a young reader in the digital age.

Plus, there will be plenty of opportunity for those attending to ask their own questions and even learn how to draw like the professionals!

Participating Authors for Thurles include Judi Curtin & Derek Landy.

The event will take place on Tuesday, March 4th in The Source Arts Centre, Thurles in 10.30am.

Admission is priced €2.